Russia ready to challenge starvation
“Today we can feed not only our population but can become a large exporter of grain,” Russia’s Agriculture Minister Aleksey Gordeev said.
The UN summit comes as food costs in some countries have reached 30-year highs in real terms, causing riots in several places.
The UN Secretary General has warned the world that it needs to produce at least 50 % more food by 2030 to meet growing demand. Ban Ki-moon says export restrictions and import tariffs must be minimised.